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Dark Lord Imperial Stout - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

3,344 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,344
Reviews: 1,157
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 14.95%
Wants: 2,781
Gots: 1,480 | FT: 99
Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  15.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
A Demonic Imperial Russian stout brewed with INTELLIGENTSIA coffee,vanilla, and molasses.

Dark Lord is only available once a year at Dark Lord Day at the Three Floyds Brewpub.

Vintage guide:

Red wax = 2004
Orange wax = 2005
Gold wax = 2006
Silver wax = 2007
Black wax = 2008
White wax = 2009
Green wax = 2010 - 15% ABV
Yellow wax = 2011 - 15% ABV
Red wax = 2012 - 15% ABV
Orange wax = 2013 - New Label 15% ABV
Blue wax - 2014 - 15% ABV

(Beer added by: cretemixer on 12-13-2002)
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3.25/5  rDev -24.1%

jblain, Sep 21, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.8%

Jdotswizz, Sep 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

jeff1973, Sep 20, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

rightcoast7, Sep 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

markgugs, Sep 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

jeezie, Sep 20, 2014
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1.44/5  rDev -66.4%

Carboyosaurus_Rex, Sep 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

very good stout. this only gets better with age. some of these are almost undrinkable when first bottled.

indianabeerman, Sep 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

voodoofish65usf, Sep 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

Keyes88, Sep 18, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -41.6%

toomuchhops, Sep 18, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11%

SourMeTimber, Sep 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

Kramerwtmf, Sep 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

j_therk, Sep 17, 2014
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4.6/5  rDev +7.5%

CarlosNed, Sep 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

dheldman, Sep 17, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +2.8%

Poured from a bomber into a stemmed tulip glass and shared with friends
2013 Vintage (Orange Wax)

Pours dark black, with a small tan head. The nose blows your hair back with deep roasted malts, very sweet notes of sugar, vanilla, caramel, brown sugar, molasses. I was expecting it to be more bitter with ‘darker’ aromas, but this beer is sticky sweet. The taste is even more so, massive malt bill here and the flavor holds true with an overpowering yet complex sweetness. Lots of different flavors there of rich toasted malt, caramel, brown sugar, molasses, some soy sauce and tobacco, surprisingly complex for such a rich, sweet beer. The mouthfeel is awesome, so rich and creamy, silky smooth (maybe a touch cloying, but not overly).

mtomlins, Sep 16, 2014
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4.48/5  rDev +4.7%

amaass2, Sep 16, 2014
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BlackNotesIII, Sep 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

Oakhtar, Sep 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

Basoos1, Sep 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

1jstafan, Sep 12, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11%

Makubex, Sep 12, 2014
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4.3/5  rDev +0.5%

wethorseblanket, Sep 12, 2014
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3/5  rDev -29.9%

Thedrizzle, Sep 12, 2014
Dark Lord Imperial Stout from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 3,344 ratings.